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Indy Events Calendar June 21–27

Indypendent Staff Jun 20

The Indypendent’s events calendar comes out every Wednesday online and once a month in print. We provide this calendar as a service to the communities we serve in the New York metropolitan area. Sign-up for our regular e-newsletter and you won’t miss a thing. If there is an event you want others to learn about, let us know.

THURS JUNE 21
2PM–3PM  • FREE
WEBINAR: Future Over Fear: Pop Culture Strategies at Your Fingertips
Explore the different ways that advocates, cultural strategists and influencers are using pop culture for social change. This webinar will dive into the world of pop culture strategies, spanning across Hollywood writers’ rooms, Harry Potter fandom, celebrity activism and comedy clubs.
The Opportunity Agenda
opportunityagenda.org

THURS JUNE 21
5PM • FREE
PROTEST: Bikes Against Deportation — P(ride) Against Deportation
Rally or ride in honor of the thousands of people fleeing sexual oppression, homophobia and transphobia, and in loving memory of Roxsana Hernandez, a trans woman from Honduras who died of complications from AIDS in ICE custody on May 25th.
Varick Street Immigration Court
201 Varick St., Mnhtn

THURS JUNE 21
5:30PM–7:30PM • FREE
FAMILY: Pride Night at Children’s Museum of Manhattan
A special after-hours event in celebration of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer families, as well as LGBTQ adults with children in their lives. Enjoy an evening of family programming and explore all five floors of the museum.
Children’s Museum of Manhattan
212 W 83rd St., Mnhtn

THURS JUNE 21
6:30PM–8:30PM • $20–$25
PANEL: Reduce, Reuse, Rethink: The Future of Waste in NYC
Mayor Bill de Blasio has pledged to send zero waste to landfills by 2030, a formidable goal given that New Yorkers currently generate tens of thousands of tons of garbage each day. How can one of the world’s most wasteful cities eliminate its trash in just 12 years? Join leading experts Ana Isabel Baptista, Chair of the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program at The New School; Pam Elardo, Deputy Commissioner of the Bureau of Wastewater Treatment, NYC Environmental Protection; Christina Grace, CEO and Founder of the Foodprint Group; and Tom Outerbridge, General Manager of Sims Municipal Recycling, for a conversation about the future of waste and its impact on New York’s diverse communities.
Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Ave. at 103rd St., Mnhtn

THURS JUNE 21
7PM–9PM • $25
FILM: Little Cinema Presents Labyrinth
An immersive screening of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth starring David Bowie as Jareth, the Goblin King, and Jennifer Connolly as Sarah. Little Cinema reimagines the dark fantasy epic, exploring the historic collaboration between Bowie, Henson and George Lucas with a cast of over twenty House Of Yes performers and a new interpretation of the classic soundtrack featuring the best of Bowie’s music.
Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Pkwy, Bklyn

THURS JUNE 21
7PM–10PM • $25–$45, $10 for students
PODCAST: “Intercepted” with Jeremy Scahill: A Live Podcast Event
The Intercept co-founding editor Jeremy Scahill will host a live taping of his weekly podcast “Intercepted.” Pulitzer Prize-winning and preeminent investigative journalist Seymour Hersh is the night’s headlining guest. Scahill will interview Mr. Hersh about the many groundbreaking stories he has covered, from the My Lai massacre to Abu Ghraib, and discuss his recently released book Reporter: A Memoir. The show will also feature prison abolitionist Mariame Kaba; the lead ACLU attorney fighting the Trump administration and ICE deportations and family separation, Lee Gelernt; and a conversation with Iraqi-Canadian rapper Narcy, followed by a musical performance.
Music Hall of Williamsburg
66 N 6th St., Bklyn

SAT JUNE 23
1PM–3PM • FREE
PARTY: 6th Annual All Ages Pride Party
Listen to super queer music and spoken word and have a good time in a space dedicated to LGBTQ young people, their families, allies and friends.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe
126 Crosby St., Mnhtn

SAT JUNE 23
1PM–8PM • $5
MARKET: The Living Dead Market
The Jersey City Oddities Market returns to historic Harsimus Cemetery, featuring twenty-five vendors of the strange and unusual, spooky performances and the famous cemetery goats. Proceeds go toward the cemetery’s upkeep.
Harsimus Cemetery
435 Newark Ave., Jersey City

SAT JUNE 23
3PM–6PM • FREE
FESTIVAL: World Refugee Day Festival
An evening of music, food and community in celebration of World Refugee Day.
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 7th Ave., Bklyn

SAT JUNE 23
5PM–7PM • FREE
MARCH: 26th Annual Dyke March 2018
Bring signs, noisemakers, rainbow flags. After party at Lot 45.
Bryant Park
Btw Fifth Ave. & Sixth Ave., 40th St. &42nd St., Mnhtn

SAT JUNE 23
7PM–10PM • $8
ART: Lafont: Latin American Art, Beats & Social Impact Showcase
Colombian artist Mario Lafont’s posthumous return to NYC. While exploring a curated exhibition of his works centered on the pressing issues of our time, enjoy live performances and cocktails. Live Painting by Kim Hernandez.
Starr Bar
214 Starr St., Bklyn

SAT JUNE 23
7PM–11PM • $15
MUSIC: The Adolescents
Don’t miss these veterans of the ’80s California hardcore scene.
Brooklyn Bazaar
150 Greenpoint Ave., Bklyn

SAT JUNE 23
8PM–1AM • FREE with RSVP
SCREENING: En el Séptimo Día (On the Seventh Day)
This film follows a group of undocumented immigrants living in Sunset Park, Brooklyn over the course of seven days.
Brooklyn Army Terminal
140 58th St., Bklyn

MON JUNE 25
7PM • $15–$25
BOOK LAUNCH: Michael Bennett: Things That Make White People Uncomfortable
Super Bowl Champion and a three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett adds his unmistakable and humorous voice to discussions of racism and police violence, black athletes and their relationship to powerful institutions like the NCAA and the NFL, the role of protest in history and the responsibilities of athletes to speak out against injustice.
Strand Book Store
828 Broadway, Mnhtn

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Photo (top):The NYC Dike March. Credit: @TheDustyRebel/Twitter.